Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 44 - Graphic Medicine

Lakes Festival Podcast gets a dose of Graphic Medicine with Ian Williams

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast goes all graphic medicine  for their latest episode, chatting with ace comics creator Ian Williams. Ian created the Graphic Medicine website and following on from that has created two graphic novels, The Bad Doctor and the upcoming  The Lady Doctor, due for release next month from Myriad Editions. The Lady Doctor focuses onContinue reading Lakes Festival Podcast gets a dose of Graphic Medicine with Ian Williams

Illustrator's Survey Promo Art by Ben O'Brien

Second Illustrator’s Survey seeks to snapshot UK illustration industry

The second annual Illustrator’s Survey is live, backed this year by Hire an Illustrator. The survey is the brainchild of artist Ben O’Brien – and anyone who worked in commercial illustration in 2018 is being asked to please fill in the survey, and spread the word. “Last year I launched the first Illustrator’s Survey,” says BenContinue reading Second Illustrator’s Survey seeks to snapshot UK illustration industry

Commando 5193 - Cold Steel - Cover Pencils by Graeme Neil Reid

Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’

Graeme Neil Reid recently joined the star studded list of cover artists for DC Thomson’s anthology – a list that includes Ian Kennedy, Neil Roberts and many, many more.  Here, he outlines how he created his most recent cover for Commando 5193 – Cold Steel – on sake now in all good newsagents… The MakingContinue reading Creating Comics: The Making of Commando Comic cover No. 5193 – ‘Cold Steel’

Eagle Sporting Personalities by Ross - Rom Smith - Eagle 22 September 1950

When Ron Smith drew for Eagle

2000AD and DC Thomson artist Ron Smith may not have been a name immediately associated with the original Eagle comic, best known for “Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future” – created by Frank Hampson and his team – “Riders of the Range”, “Luck of the Legion” and many more incredible strips. But in fact, RonContinue reading When Ron Smith drew for Eagle

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Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 183 – Looking forward to the Year Ahead

It’s the first show of 2019, and the Awesome Comics Podcast team – Dan Butcher, Tony Esmond and Vince Hunt – talk about what they and the listeners are looking forward to in indie comics in the coming months. There are lots of names, titles and more to keep an eye on are mentioned asContinue reading Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 183 – Looking forward to the Year Ahead